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Tacos Oscar



$$$$Perfect For:Casual Weeknight DinnerOutdoor/Patio Situation
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Vegetarian and vegan tacos are the stars at Tacos Oscar, a casual Mexican place operating out of a Temescal shipping container. Yes, a couple of solid meat options exist—like the saucy picadillo, and beef and lamb barbacoa—but the ones full of vegetables are more interesting and complex in flavor. The taco de papa is a salty, fried, potato-y dream loaded with chile morita mayo and a handful of scallions. And the charred broccoli is nicely smoky, dressed up with crunchy peanut-arbol salsa and pickled onions. Order off the frequently changing menu at the sidewalk window, head to the cozy back patio with the other diners in thrifted graphic tees, and strike up a conversation about roller skating at the lake while you wait. 

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